Thanksgiving Plans?

If you’re planning on making a Thanksgiving dinner, whether for yourself, your family or friends, or for a special someone, the first thing you have to do is plan your dinner.

Chili con Curry, An International Twist

Here’s another idea to try, especially if you like things with an African or South Asian kick. Add curry powder to your chili.

Keep A Healthy, Affordable Pantry

Many people think eating healthy means spending more money. But that doesn’t have to be true. You can stock some very affordable items in your pantry without turning to cheap processed food.

Don’t Waste Food, Make New Eats

Times are hard for most of us. That means we have to be smarter about our food. It’s not only important for our wallets, but for our planet as well.

Base Menus On Grocery Sale Items

I don’t know of any grocery store, no matter the size, independent or chain, that doesn’t publish in some way a flier of their sale items that week. No matter how this information is available, it’s worth the effort to find them and use them to make your grocery list.

Quest: Build A Better Burger

Build a better burger and the world will beat a path to your door.  No, really!  Look at all the gourmet burger joints popping up all across the country, even the world. These places go beyond the fast food drive-through. They offer special spices, high quality beef, bakery buns and toppings, toppings, toppings. These burgers […]

Skillet Salmon And Vegetables

Salmon is one of America’s favorite fish. It’s easy to cook and it has a meaty flavor that appeals to our meat-heavy tastes. Sadly, the popularity of salmon means it is being overfished in the wild. Many environmentalists believe some species of salmon could even go extinct. Some foodies complain that farm-raised salmon just doesn’t […]

Ditch The Mix, Make Pancakes From Scratch

We don’t do it often, but making pancakes from scratch is a wonderful way to start a holiday weekend. It doesn’t take much more time and the quality is much better. So, get out your baking supplies, butter and syrup to make some fluffy pancakes. Buttermilk is a good ingredient to have around the house. […]

Quick, Easy Baked Fish

I recently found a way of cooking frozen fish that is easy, quick and very flavorful.

Cooking tips & techniques: Ramen Noodle Soup

“As God as my witness I will never eat Ramen again!” Frankly, Scarlett, shut up and eat your soup.